Rice Cookers Recipes

Japanese Style Curry Doria

Zojirushi Recipe – Japanese Style Curry <i>Doria</i>

Great recipe to transform the leftover Japanese curry into another comfort meal!

            	Japanese Style Curry <i>Doria</i>  Ingredients

Ingredients (serves 4):

  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • 3 cups cooked rice (see here
  • 1/4 tsp. salt

For White Sauce:

  • 4 Tbsp. butter
  • 4 Tbsp. all purpose flour
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 tsp. chicken bouillon powder
  • 1/8 tsp. black pepper

To Top Rice Before Baking:

  • 1-1/2 to 2 cups curry (see here) or prepared Japanese curry
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded

For Garnish (optional):

  • 2 tsp. curly parsley, minced

You will need a 9” x 13” casserole dish.

              Japanese Style Curry <i>Doria</i> Step 1

Lightly coat inside of casserole dish with a small amount of oil (not included in the ingredients list) and set aside.

              Japanese Style Curry <i>Doria</i> Step 2

In a large frying pan, melt 2 tablespoons of butter over medium heat. Add cooked rice and salt to the pan, gently stir and cook for 1 minute. Turn heat off and transfer the buttered rice to the oiled casserole dish.

              Japanese Style Curry <i>Doria</i> Step 3

Preheat oven to 400ºF.

              Japanese Style Curry <i>Doria</i> Step 4

Prepare the white sauce. In a frying pan, melt 4 tablespoons of butter over low heat. Add flour and stir until smooth. 

              Japanese Style Curry <i>Doria</i> Step 5

Stir in milk, chicken bouillon powder and black pepper. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stir continuously and cook about 1 minute. Turn heat off and pour sauce over the rice in the casserole dish.

              Japanese Style Curry <i>Doria</i> Step 6

Spread curry over the white sauce and top with mozzarella cheese.

              Japanese Style Curry <i>Doria</i> Step 7

Place dish in heated oven and bake for 15 minutes or until cheese melts and curry is bubbling.

              Japanese Style Curry <i>Doria</i> Step 8

When baking completes, garnish with optional minced parsley and serve immediately. Enjoy!